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UB Media Advisory: Sanjay Gupta to speak at UB today as part of Distinguished Speakers Series

Release Date: March 26, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Physician and television journalist Sanjay Gupta will speak at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, in Alumni Arena on the North Campus as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series.

A practicing neurosurgeon and chief medical correspondent for CNN, Gupta reports on health and medical news for several shows and documentaries, and anchors the medical affairs program, “Sanjay Gupta, MD.”

He is the recipient of two Emmy awards for his reports on the earthquake in Haiti and contributed to the network’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the BP oil disaster and Hurricane Katrina.

During the program, audio and/or video photography, as well as still photography, will be limited to the first five minutes of his lecture.

Working media may reserve tickets for the program by contacting Christine Vidal in the UB Office of Communications at 645-4607 or vidal@buffalo.edu no later than noon on Wednesday, March 26. Reserved tickets may be picked up at the will-call window in Alumni Arena prior to the program. Media may need to show press credentials in order to be admitted to the program.

Media Contact Information

Christine Vidal
Director of News Content, Community Engagement, International Education
Tel: 716-645-4607
vidal@buffalo.edu